Today's News

  • BREAKING NEWS: CHS tabs Chappell as Eagles' head football coach

    Campbellsville High School has hired Jason Chappell as its next head football coach.

    Chappell, 32, has been the head coach the last three seasons at South Laurel. Before that the M.C. Napier High School graduate was the head man at Perry County Central.

     A complete story will run in Thursday's CKNJ.

  • Public record for Feb. 26


    Manda Hite, 31, of Mosby Ridge Road in Edmonton, license to be in possession, residents not to use license of other states, dismissed; driving with an expired operator's license, $153, 90 days in jail probated for 24 months.

    Wesley Allen Jones, 31, of New Jackson Highway in Magnolia, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, dismissed.

    Christopher Sampley, 34, of Shiloh Road in Campbellsville, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $158; license to be in possession, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Weight loss class ends April 2

    A weight loss class is being offered for the next eight weeks on Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office. Classes began Feb. 12.

    The fee for all eight of the Winter Waist Away courses is $5, which includes tasting new recipes and learning new exercises.

    Those interested can call 465-4511 to pre-register.


  • Property transfers for Feb. 19

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    George Woodruff Mitchell and Joseph David Mitchell, both of New Lebanon Road in Campbellsville to Joseph David Mitchell of New Lebanon Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land near James Lane and KY 289, 2.15 acres, for and in consideration of an exchange of land, fair market value $18,678.75.

  • Public record for Feb. 23

    District Civil Filed

    09-C-034, filed 2/12/09; GE Money Bank of Alpharetta, Ga. v. David Brewster of Reynolds Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,091.34, interest and court costs.

    09-C-038, filed 2/13/09; LVNV Funding LLC of Greenville, S.C. v. Jackie Ware of Donald Lane in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,662.46, $273.64 in interest, interest and court costs.

  • Birds of a feather ...

    Hundreds of Sandhill Cranes were spotted in a field across from Campbellsville Middle School and near Taylor County Stockyards last week. According to Brian Gray of the Department of Fish and Wildlife, the cranes often stop in Campbellsville at this time of year while migrating north.

  • Teen charged with DUI

    A Campbellsville teenager has been arrested and charged with DUI.

    Sean E. Whittle, 19, of 218 1/2 Wickliffe Ave. was arrested at 3:38 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20.

    According to Whittle's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan stopped him because he missed a curve on Industrial Drive and had to back up in the roadway to make his turn.

    The citation states that Whittle smelled of alcohol and failed several field sobriety tests. Court records state his blood alcohol level was .033.

  • Man accused of hit and run

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a collision.

    Roger D. Dotson, 24, of 9489 Saloma Road was arrested at 9:12 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22.

    According to Dotson's arrest citation, the Taylor County Sheriff's Department received a call about a vehicle in the roadway on Feather Creek Road.

    The citation states that when Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Cox arrived, Dotson was sitting in the driver's seat and the car was stalled in the road.

  • Out on Bond

    It's 6 p.m. and you've just broken the law. The police take you directly to jail. There's no passing go or collecting $200.

    You take a breathalyzer test to see if you have been drinking. The police ask a bunch of questions.

    You're searched by a member of the jail's staff to see exactly what you have in your pockets.

    Jail staff ask numerous questions about your medical and other history.

  • CU to host Italian pianist

    Italian pianist Matteo Andreini, who is on tour in the United States for concerts in Missouri and Kentucky, will perform at Campbellsville University on Monday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall.

    He will be performing solo piano works by J.S. Bach, Busoni, Gambini and Liszt.

    The performance is free, and the public is invited to attend.